SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1994

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Control Charts: But Never Asked


Statistical Control Charts developed over 60 years ago have seen many applications in process analysis and control in the past decade. To some users, the control charts are a recent invention of the Japanese, to many there is a confusion about the underlying assumptions and where and how this analytical tool may be applied. The effect of some of these assumed assumptions for control charts is discussed followed by suggested areas of application.

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Levine, BH
Birn and Partners, V.P. Quality Management Systems, Fort Lauderdale, FL
McCune, DC
Quality/Statistics, Beaver, PA
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Developed by Committee: E11
Pages: 71–83
DOI: 10.1520/STP13194S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5271-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1872-0